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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: Eyal Soha <shawarmakarma@gmail.com>
Cc: peff@peff.net, git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] color.c: Support bright aixterm colors
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2020 10:47:03 -0800
Message-ID: <xmqqv9p8bo0o.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200118145318.5177-2-shawarmakarma@gmail.com> (Eyal Soha's message of "Sat, 18 Jan 2020 09:53:17 -0500")

Eyal Soha <shawarmakarma@gmail.com> writes:

> These colors are the bright variants of the 3-bit colors.

OK, so this round the design is to reuse the ANSI mode instead of
introducing a new AIX mode that sits next to ANSI, 256 and RGB?

For this to work, not just the 90-97 range for bright-ansi orders
the colors the same way as 30-37 range (only brighter), but also
the differences between corresponding fore- and background colors
must also be 10 just like the regular ANSI colors.

So perhaps an additional sentence or two deserve to be there, e.g.

	... of the 3-bit colors.  Instead of 30-37 range for the
	foreground and 40-47 range for the background, they live in
	90-97 and 100-107 range, respectively.

or something like that, perhaps?

>  The basic colors accepted are `normal`, `black`, `red`, `green`, `yellow`,
>  `blue`, `magenta`, `cyan` and `white`.  The first color given is the
> -foreground; the second is the background.
> +foreground; the second is the background.  All the basic colors except
> +`normal` have a bright variant that can be speficied by prefixing the
> +color with `bright`, like `brightred`.

Nicely and readably written.

I have to wonder if spelling "bright<color>", i.e. two words smashed
together without anything in between words, is in widespread use (in
other words, are we following an established practice, or are we
inventing our own), or if we need to prepare for synonyms?  HTML/CSS
folks seem to use words-smashed-without-anything-in-betwen so they
should be fine with this design; I no longer recall what X did ;-)

Looking good.  Thanks.

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Thread overview: 37+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <CANsz78+ugmd62F4Qk+VT7Pi=ZPtMSkZjXOwLNRCFhoS9jrOkeQ@mail.gmail.com>
     [not found] ` <CANsz78K-BiswWPdhd_N25NuApcv7zSb2cw2Y9DSinkpNpuogYw@mail.gmail.com>
2020-01-07 15:36   ` Fwd: Add support for axiterm colors in parse_color Eyal Soha
2020-01-08  9:52     ` Jeff King
2020-01-10  0:20       ` Eyal Soha
2020-01-10 11:15         ` Jeff King
2020-01-10 15:02           ` Eyal Soha
2020-01-15 15:32             ` Eyal Soha
2020-01-10 15:05           ` [PATCH 1/3] color.c: Refactor color_output to use enums Eyal Soha
2020-01-10 15:05             ` [PATCH 2/3] color.c: Support bright aixterm colors Eyal Soha
2020-01-15 22:42               ` Jeff King
2020-01-10 15:05             ` [PATCH 3/3] color.c: Alias RGB colors 8-15 to " Eyal Soha
2020-01-15 22:45               ` Jeff King
2020-01-15 22:33             ` [PATCH 1/3] color.c: Refactor color_output to use enums Jeff King
2020-01-16 18:01             ` Junio C Hamano
2020-01-16 18:23               ` Jeff King
2020-01-16 19:25                 ` Eyal Soha
2020-01-18 14:53                   ` Eyal Soha
2020-01-18 14:53                     ` [PATCH 2/3] color.c: Support bright aixterm colors Eyal Soha
2020-01-18 18:47                       ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2020-01-21 16:52                         ` Eyal Soha
2020-01-21 16:56                           ` [PATCH 1/3] color.c: refactor color_output arguments Eyal Soha
2020-01-21 16:56                             ` [PATCH 2/3] color.c: support bright aixterm colors Eyal Soha
2020-01-23 22:54                               ` Junio C Hamano
2020-01-21 16:56                             ` [PATCH 3/3] color.c: alias RGB colors 8-15 to " Eyal Soha
2020-01-23 22:50                             ` [PATCH 1/3] color.c: refactor color_output arguments Junio C Hamano
2020-02-11 19:36                             ` [PATCH v3 0/3] es/bright-colors (hopefully final) reroll Junio C Hamano
2020-02-11 19:36                               ` [PATCH v3 1/3] color.c: refactor color_output arguments Junio C Hamano
2020-02-11 19:46                                 ` Jeff King
2020-02-11 23:01                                   ` Eyal Soha
2020-02-11 23:06                                     ` Junio C Hamano
2020-02-11 19:36                               ` [PATCH v3 2/3] color.c: support bright aixterm colors Junio C Hamano
2020-02-11 19:36                               ` [PATCH v3 3/3] color.c: alias RGB colors 8-15 to " Junio C Hamano
2020-01-21 17:37                           ` [PATCH 2/3] color.c: Support bright " Junio C Hamano
2020-01-18 14:53                     ` [PATCH 3/3] color.c: Alias RGB colors 8-15 to " Eyal Soha
2020-01-18 18:34                       ` Junio C Hamano
2020-01-18 17:51                     ` [PATCH 1/3] color.c: Refactor color_output to use enums Junio C Hamano
2020-01-21 16:37                       ` Eyal Soha
2020-01-21 17:49                         ` Junio C Hamano

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